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exam 3-Mgmt-Homework Questions ch 11 14 - MAN320F- EXAM 3...

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MAN320F- EXAM 3 CHAPTER 11 1.) To be effective, teams should ________. a. have low mutual trust among members b. have formal documentation c. have relevant skills d. hold firm in their positions 2.) A New Group (Scenario) David had been away from his old company, Control Tech, for a while. He remembered that when he worked there 10 years ago, the company was very traditional and conservative. The lines of authority and responsibility were established and clear. Now, it felt ironic that he was managing the consulting team that was going to help bring a group orientation into being. In addition to the traditional hierarchy, with a manager and subordinates, he saw a need to introduce teams comprised of individuals from various work areas to help solve operational problems. He also felt that, for certain projects, there could be groups that function essentially independently, even taking on traditional management responsibilities such as hiring, planning, and scheduling. Plus, he also saw real potential for special, temporary projects to be handled by groups that would disband once the task was completed. David also saw a need for ________, which are essentially independent groups taking on traditional management responsibilities. a. self-managed teams b. task groups c. command groups d. cross-functional teams 3.) Which of the following personality traits tends to have a negative impact on group productivity and morale? a. sociability b. self-reliance c. independence d. dominance 4.) Which of the following is an example of group member resources? a. expected behaviors imposed from the central office b. group member personalities c. the group leadership d. the group size 5.) On a baseball team, a shortstop who “raises his fist” as a signal indicating he will cover second base in the event of an attempted steal is exhibiting what characteristic of effective teams? a. clear goals b. mutual trust
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c. unified commitment d. good communication 6.) A new commercial bank employee who notices stares from other officers because he does not wear conservative work attire is experiencing what aspect of groups? a. role conflict b. norms c. status separation d. cohesiveness conflict 7.) A New Group (Scenario) David had been away from his old company, Control Tech, for a while. He remembered that when he worked there 10 years ago, the company was very traditional and conservative. The lines of authority and responsibility were established and clear. Now, it felt ironic that he was managing the consulting team that was going to help bring a group orientation into being. In addition to the traditional hierarchy, with a manager and subordinates, he saw a need to introduce teams comprised of individuals from various work areas to help solve operational problems. He also felt that, for certain projects, there could be groups that function essentially independently, even taking on traditional management responsibilities such as hiring, planning, and scheduling. Plus, he also saw real potential for special, temporary projects to be handled by
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